- Werkraum craftsmanship
The range of products in the Werkraumhaus shop covers items from firms that are members of the Bregenzerwald Werkraum, such as felt baby swings, wooden toys, chopping boards, pepper mills, stools and much more. Books on crafts and architecture are also available.
Werkraum Bregenzerwald, Andelsbuch
T +43 (0) 5512 26386
Anton Bereuter makes leisure and sport toboggans from local wood.
Anton Bereuter, Alberschwende
T +43 (0) 5579 3488
Local ash wood is cut down in the winter months when the moon is right and air-dried for two years – and then used to make sports or family toboggans.
Gebrüder Johler, Alberschwende
T +43 (0) 5579 4206
In her smithy, Christina Fetz-Eberle designs and makes jewellery from stainless steel and stones.
Glanzstück Schmuckwerkstatt, Hittisau
M +43 (0) 664 999 390 4
- Felt products
Marianna Moosbrugger makes hats, slippers, lampshades and even vases from felt, preferably in the brightest colours. She runs courses on request.
Filzwerkstatt Marianna Moosbrugger, Au
M +43 (0) 664 136 056 4
Women who are reinstating and reinterpreting old methods of hand-crafting fabrics can be found working at this textile workshop. Initiator Martha Niederacher and her colleagues also arrange courses. In felting and weaving, for example, as well as in spinning, embroidery and willow weaving.
Martha Niederacher, Krumbach
T +43 (0) 664 366 314 0
Working with his family, nature fans and creative partners from the neighbourhood, Roland Bär manufactures products that are sustainable, nature-aware and durable: Agricultural products (cheese, spirits, liqueurs, meat) as well as products by the trades (wooden toys, lamps, small items of furniture, decorative items).
Online Shop: www.pfiffiges.at
Farm shop: Kalchern 65, 6866 Andelsbuch
T +43 (0) 680 551 115 7
Bregenzerwald designer Anna Claudia Strolz creates lighting systems and also makes some of the lampshades herself at her studio in Bregenz. Some of the designs are produced in cooperation with Bregenzerwald tradespeople.
Shop & Studio, Bregenz
T +43 (0) 5574 435 63
All sorts of specialist craft items are created in workshops and studios. Items made by expert craftspeople and artisans are available in a number of shops, generally straight from the producers.